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Erdogan Guards Might Not Have Immunity to Beat Protesters in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report - 18 May 2017
Footage from the melee shows men mostly in suits, some reportedly armed, bypassing police officers separating pro- and anti-Erdogan activists. The men physically attack a group of protesters in Sheridan Circle near the Turkish Embassy, repeatedly ...

Erdogan's Motley Opponents Have United to Take Him Down

Foreign Policy (blog) - 25 Apr 2018
ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the dominant figure of Turkish political life for the last 15 years, stunned his country last week by moving up crucial presidential and parliamentary elections from November 2019 to June 24. Erdogan hopes to ...

Erdogan's Revenge and the Kurdish Dilemma | The Nation

The Nation. - 25 Apr 2018
Arriving in Baghdad, it is clear who has won the Iraq War. The Shia are in charge. Tower-sized, luminous green posters of Husseyn and Ali define the landscape, draped from Brezhnevite tower blocks, augmented by portraits of martyred fighters in ...

Erdogan moves quickly to strengthen his grip on power

Financial Times - 24 Apr 2018
Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decision to bring forward Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections to this June seems aimed at wrongfooting a divided and hounded opposition. It also suggests so many storm clouds are gathering around Turkey that the ...

Erdogan: Turkey sees Upper Karabakh 'as own' issue

Anadolu Agency - 25 Apr 2018
By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun. ANKARA. Turkey hopes the Upper Karabakh issue between Azerbaijan and Armenia will be resolved urgently within the scope of UN resolutions, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday. During a joint news conference with ...

Turkey's Erdogan to Stage Election Rally in Sarajevo

Balkan Insight - 25 Apr 2018
The event is part of Erdogan's re-election campaign; he is running for the presidential office again as the country holds early general and presidential elections on June 24. Yeni Safak reported that 10,000 Turkish people will be brought from European ...

Joint candidate against Erdoğan not very likely

Hurriyet Daily News - 25 Apr 2018
Since last week there have been a number of unknowns regarding the early election row in Turkish politics. These unknowns can be summarized as follows: * Could the opposition parties manage to unite behind one candidate against President Tayyip Erdoğan ...

How Erdogan Wins

New York Times - 19 Apr 2018
It is not a fair playing field for Mr. Erdogan's opponents. Turks get their news mostly from television. Nowadays news networks in Turkey almost exclusively broadcast Mr. Erdogan's message. According to a study that analyzes live news coverage in ...

Greece angrily rejects Erdoğan's proposed soldier swap

The Guardian - 23 Apr 2018
Insisting the Turkish servicemen had deliberately fled to the EU member state after participating in Turkey's failed coup in July 2016, Erdogan claimed Ankara had already proposed the exchange to Greece. Despite rising tensions between the two ...

Erdoğan to visit South Korea in May for official talks

Hurriyet Daily News - 25 Apr 2018
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is to pay an official visit to South Korea next month, according to the presidential press office. Upon the invitation of his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, Erdoğan will be in Seoul on May 2-3 following his visit ...

Erdogan plans June election rally in Europe

EUobserver - 25 Apr 2018
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced plans for a campaign rally in Europe ahead of June elections in an attempt to reach out to Europe's Turkish communities. The tour could escalate already strained relations and put Erdogan on a ...

Erdogan Grooming Child Martyrs

Clarion Project - 25 Apr 2018
A series of tweets from AKP Watch show young, Turkish children in Germany and Austria being indoctrinated into being the next line of soldiers and martyrs for Turkey's Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Islamist and expansionist agenda. AKP is ...

Erdoğan on investment visits to Uzbekistan, Korea

Ahval - 24 Apr 2018
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will visit Uzbekistan and South Korea next week to strengthen economic ties and discuss investments. The visits are scheduled for April 29-May 3, Daily Sabah newspaper reported. Erdoğan will meet Uzbekistan ...

Turkey's Erdogan says expects 40 million tourists this year

Reuters - 23 Apr 2018
ANKARA (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday 40 million tourists will visit Turkey this year, a sharp increase on 2017. A foreign tourist, with the Byzantine-era monument of Hagia Sophia in the background, takes pictures at Sultanahmet ...

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